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Goodwill to donate portion of Tax Free Weekend proceeds to local schools

TYLER, July 22, 2013—Goodwill of East Texas has announced it will donate 15% of proceeds raised during Tax Free Weekend to local schools. Tax Free Weekend will be held August 9-11.

Shop Goodwill of East Texas on Tax Free Weekend, and the local store will donate 15% of Tax Free Weekend proceeds to the school district in which it is located. Participating districts include: Athens ISD; Canton ISD; Carthage ISD; Gladewater ISD; Henderson ISD; Jacksonville ISD; Kilgore ISD; Longview ISD; Mabank ISD; Marshall ISD; Mineola ISD; Palestine ISD; and Tyler ISD.

Local Goodwill stores are also seeking donations to prepare for Tax Free Weekend. According to local Goodwill stores, belts are one of the biggest needs. Those wishing to donate may drop off items at any local Goodwill location. To find a drop-off location near you, visit www.goodwilleasttexas.com. 

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